Synopses & Reviews
The ascent of Everest begins . . . along with the first casualties on the youngest mission ever to the top.
The youngest expedition ever to attempt an Everest climb has begun. But the trouble starts long before they reach the summit. Competition is fierce. Conditions are harsh. And the trek from Base Camp proves a challenge that not all the contestants can meet . . . with disastrous results.
Everest. The ultimate climb. The greatest of risks. Four kids areon a quest to reach the top. But their ascent is not easy. The weather is harsh. The competition is harsher. Then the unexpected happens, and the climbing contest becomes a life-or-death rescue mission. No one is guaranteed to survive.
The youngest expedition ever to attempt to climb Mt. Everest has begun--but trouble starts long before they reach the summit.
About the Author
Gordon Korman is the author of The 39 Clues Book 2: One False Note, which debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, and The 39 Clues Book #8: The Emperor's Code. Gordon has written more than sixty books for kids and young adults, including Zoobreak, Swindle, and Son of the Mob, as well as the On the Run series and the Island, Everest, Dive, and Kidnapped trilogies. A native of Ontario, Canada, Korman now lives with his family in Long Island, New York.